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Batay Ouvriye #9

The following statement was put out by Batay Ouvriye (Worker’s Fight), the Autonomous Haitian Worker’s Movement. It is in regard to the ongoing struggle in Haiti between the workers and…

International Working Women’s Day in Haiti!!!

Happy Women Worker’s Day! Today is a day which has been historically ripped from the memory of the working class-mostly. International Capitalist institutions (UN, etc) hijacked this day to blur…

Batay Ouvriye Leaflet #2

The following is text from our sisters and brothers at Batay Ouvriye (Worker’s Fight) in Haiti about the November 2016 elections in Haiti.  Batay Ouvriye is an autonomous mass working…

Class Autonomy

What does class autonomy mean?  Autonomy means, in essence ‘without them.’ Just as the company owners and management (capitalists and their representatives, respectively) meet without us, the workers, to make…

Fired textile workers call for support!!

We received the following from the Rapid Response Network: Textile workers in Haiti ask that we pressure H&H sweatshop (where clothing for retailers like Walmart is produced) to rehire the…

Garment workers in Haiti: text of press conference June 10

TEXTILE FACTORY UNION PLATFORM PLASIT-BO [original Kreyol version is below] Greetings to our Media Friends, radio, newspaper and television covering the Press Conference that PLASIT-BO is giving today. The objective…

The Fight is Still On!

(A message to a Left Forum panel about working class organizing) By Chris I’ve been working full time in the blue collar sector for over 30 years. I have over…

We’re In This Together!!

We in Workers Struggle and working people in the US and Canada support textile workers in Haiti, members of the Textile Factory Union Platform-Batay Ouvriye (PLASIT-BO), who are fighting for…

Workers Shut Down SONAPI Industrial Park in Haiti, Demanding Wages

http://www.vantbefinfo.com/haitieconomietension-des-ouvriers-de-la-sous-traitance-reclament-le-respect-du-salaire-minimum/ A news report by Vant Bef Info, May 11, 2016. Translation by Google Translate, slightly edited [original French below]: 9:30 am Workers of subcontracting firms currently begin (9:30 am)…

Statement from garment workers in Haiti on May First

[Kreyol original is below] TEXTILE PLANT UNION PLATFORM PLASIT-BO (Textile Plant Union Platform – Workers Fight) TO COMMEMORATE MAY FIRST 2016, WE SAY: WE WON’T OBEY! MayDay is not “Day…

Garment workers in Haiti protest firing of strikers

Ouvriye Codevi kap pwoteste kont revokasyon yon gwoup ouvriye ki te nan yon mouvman grevis pou mande ogmantasyon sale yo. Workers at CODEVI (Free Trade Zone in Wanament) protest the…

Upcoming Events

Join us on April 30 and May 1 to celebrate May Day! This inspiring film will be followed by discussion about how we can do in Fort Lauderdale what these…